June 20, 2019

What to Know about Ridesharing Car Accidents and Insurance Policies

Ridesharing vehicles such as Lyft and Uber are becoming more popular as our lives continue to get busier, and in many respects, these services simplify commuting and make travel much easier. However, as their popularity increases, the risk of a ridesharing vehicle accident increases as well. Given the unique factors

June 17, 2019

There Was an Accident During My Rideshare—What Do I Do Next?

As rideshare services have skyrocketed in popularity since their introduction in 2010, many commuters have had an improved travel experience with apps such as Uber and Lyft because of their quality service and ease of use. Although this transportation innovation has brought many improvements to commuting, it does not eliminate

May 24, 2019

My employer in Los Angeles will not pay me for all of the hours I have worked. Can I sue my employer?

Most employers in Los Angeles pay their employees all of the wages to which they are entitled. However, unfortunately there are always going to be some dishonest employers who take advantage of employees. They may refuse to pay their employees for all the pay they have earned, which includes

May 24, 2019

Archaic Supreme Court Ruling Denies Active Duty Military Access to Justice

Did you know our active duty military have fewer rights than every other person in the United States? Even fewer rights than non-citizens and prisoners. Established in 1950 in Feres vs. United States — a case involving the Federal Tort Claims Act that allows citizens to sue the government —

May 23, 2019

My parent choked in a nursing home in Los Angeles. What are my legal options?

I’m so sorry to hear about your parent’s incident at the nursing home. Choking can be scary for anyone, but especially an elderly person in a nursing home. If your parent was harmed as a result of the accident, you may wish to speak with an attorney about your

May 22, 2019

Lyft Claims Not in the Transportation Business to Avoid ADA

Recently in court, Lyft claimed that it was a technology company, not a transportation company. The move was taken in order to avoid being subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act. This arose from a class-action lawsuit that was filed in 2017 against Lyft by a woman who claims

May 21, 2019

What should I do if I have been injured in an automobile accident in Los Angeles?

I’m sorry to hear that you have suffered injuries in a Los Angeles automobile accident. You most likely feel like your life has gotten turned upside down. If your injuries are serious, you may be unable to work and you may have mounting medical expenses. Your vehicle may not

May 20, 2019

My mother is in a Los Angeles nursing home and she was given the wrong prescription medication. Can she sue for medical malpractice?

I’m very sorry to hear about your mother’s issues at the nursing home. Unfortunately, medication errors are common, not only in nursing homes, but also across all patient demographics. Often, when a medication error occurs in a nursing home, it occurs because a doctor prescribed the wrong medication or

May 17, 2019

I was injured by police in Los Angeles. Can I sue the police department?

I am very sorry to hear that you were injured by the LAPD. The police have tough jobs, and with those jobs come a lot of power to benefit society. Most officers use that power wisely. However, some police officers take advantage of their positions. Police officers are under

May 16, 2019

My religion prevents me from working a lot of holidays and my employer fired me in Los Angeles. Is that legal?

I am sorry to hear that you were fired because of your religion. Treating someone differently in the workplace because of his or her religion is illegal under both federal and state law. Under federal law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes religious discrimination illegal

May 15, 2019

I was visiting Los Angeles as a tourist and I suffered serious injuries. What are my legal options?

There are millions of visitors to Los Angeles each year. Some visit for the beautiful scenery, the Hollywood scene, nightlife, sporting events, or tourist attractions. Others may be visiting family members or friends or may be in town on business. Visitors to Los Angeles face many of the same

May 3, 2019

Am I Entitled to Compensation if a Rideshare Driver Hit my Car?

Rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft are becoming increasingly popular, especially in large metropolitan areas like West Palm Beach. Any person injured in a rideshare service car wreck may be entitled to compensation from a negligent rideshare driver. If this happens to you, a skilled car accident attorney could

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